SPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK, LIVE OAK, FLA – News flash! An Elvis sighting is planned for the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Fla Jan. 27-30!
Dozens of Elvis Tribute Artists from all over the United States will compete in Ted “Teddy Mac Elvis” McMullen’s 6th Annual Elvis Tribute Artists Competition. If you’re an Elvis fan, this is the place for you to get your Elvis fix!
The winner will represent North Florida in the 2011 Images of the King competition in Memphis.
Events begin Thursday evening, Jan. 27, with Ted, host of the event and himself an Elvis Tribute Artist. Ted brings his regular Thursday night karaoke to the SOSMP where the audience is invited to participate. Ted will also share some of his fabulous music. Many of the artists who perform as legends such as Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty and Waylon Jennings are expected to perform during karaoke that night. Be sure not to miss karaoke with Ted as the big weekend gets ready to begin! Admission Thursday night, Jan. 27, is $5 per person with the $5 going toward your evening tab at the SOS Café and Restaurant. It will be an exciting evening
Friday night, Jan. 28, the BIG ELVIS party gets underway with Elvis contestants performing for the enjoyment of the audience. Admission will be $10 per person with all food and drinks extra, no coupon tonight.
Saturday, Jan. 29, is the big day with competition beginning at 1 p.m. One break will be held in late afternoon with competition renewing at 6 p.m. General admission for competition day, Jan. 29, is $25 for adults or children all day, reserved seating $40 for adults or children; food and drink available at regular prices. All reserved seating must be purchased before 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29.
Sunday morning there will be a gospel sing with Teddy Mac Elvis and all Elvis contestants willing to participate. Free admission; food and beverages at regular prices.
As always, the SOS Café and Restaurant will have available delicious food and beverages at regular prices during all these events. Doors open at 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, events begin at 7 p.m. Saturday doors open early for the 1 p.m. competition and remain open the remainder of the day. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. Sunday for breakfast followed by the 9 a.m. gospel sing.
Elvis Tribute Artist contestant entry fee is $50, no charge for child contestants. Entry forms available by going to the SOSMP website at www.musicliveshere.com and clicking on 6th Annual Elvis Tribute Artists Competition.
For more information about contestant entry, please call Marcie at 904-966-2972.
For more information about overnight reservations, general admission and reserved seating tickets for the Elvis Tribute Artist Competition or for information about any of the exciting upcoming events at the SOSMP such as the 2011 Suwannee River Jam, Wanee or Springfest, call the SOSMP at 386-364-1683, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the website at www.musicliveshere.com.
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